George Cannon McMurtry
*George **(Randall) **Cannon McMurtry and Templemore Homestead* George was born in 1918 in Templemore Homestead, which still stands today on 126 Salisbury Road, Richmond. His grandfather, of Irish descent, came to Nelson in...Read more about "George Cannon McMurtry"...
Henry and George Dodson
*Pragmatic and political early Spring Creek settlers* New Zealand provided plenty of opportunities for four of Joseph and Isabella Dodson’s nine children1 to shine, with Thomas and Joseph[sitetree_link,id=263] settling...Read more about "Henry and George Dodson"...
A leading voice in the separation of the Provinces Eton and Oxford educated barrister, William Adams[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc05Cycl-t1-body1-d2-d2-d2.html] was a leading voice for the Wairau’s discontented settlers and became the province’s first...Read more about "William Adams"...
*The rise and fall of a colourful and controversial colonist* A cast of hardworking ‘alpha’ men dominated the early days of settlement in the Wairau. And none was more...Read more about "William Eyes"...
The giant gum and Kingsland Forest in Richmond The Barrington Gum was named after a farm which was once located further down the Reservoir Creek valley from about 1850...Read more about "Barrington Gum"...
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